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  •  Sam was loved by many golfers. (4+ / 0-)
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    I was playing at a tournament in Hamilton, Texas many years ago. The course had sand greens. I went into the men's locker room and there on the wall was a framed sports page. The huge headline read: "Snead skies to 64!"

    The story was that Snead was playing in a PGA tournament and shot 62-64 in the first two rounds, hence the headline. I don't know who posted it. The pro said it was there when he came on board. No one knew anything about it other than it was real.

    A few years later the clubhouse burned and the newspaper clipping was lost. And after that, the club replaced the sand greens with grass. Time marches on...

    Might and Right are always fighting, in our youth it seems exciting. Right is always nearly winning, Might can hardly keep from grinning. -- Clarence Day

    by hestal on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 06:32:32 PM PST

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